Wineries to Visit Around Portland’s Backyard

Wineries to Visit Around Portland’s Backyard

The warm summer weather makes you want to get outside with a picnic and play in the great Oregon wine country. We are fortunate to have a lot of wine regions in the Portland area including the Willamette Valley, Chehalem mountains, and even in downtown Portland....
Facts and Features of the Willamette River

Facts and Features of the Willamette River

The Willamette River is a vital feature of our state. After all, 70% of us live in the Willamette Valley, and most of us prosper within 20 minutes of the riverbed. Stretching 187 miles, it is the 13th largest river in the United States by volume and has the...
Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Whether you are moving or just moved to the Portland Metro area or you have lived here all your life there are always new adventures to be experienced a short hop from your front door! Are you feeling like you need to get out and explore the beautiful great wide open...
Oregon – It’s Where People Are Moving

Oregon – It’s Where People Are Moving

Oregon is again one of the top states that people are moving to. New statistics found in the United Van Lines’ 41st Annual National Movers Study shows that Oregon is the top Western state with 65% of all moves coming into the state, rather than exiting to another...
How Kitchen Remodels Actually Improve Lifestyles

How Kitchen Remodels Actually Improve Lifestyles

While some studies might reveal that we are what we eat, a recent study on kitchen trends shows that we are as well, where we eat, too. Per the 2017 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, a third of homeowners report leading a healthier lifestyle after a kitchen...
Snow Highlights Oregon Beauty

Snow Highlights Oregon Beauty

A hush came over Oregon through an alarming call for a declaration of a state of emergency from governor Kate Brown. The Portland metro region was slammed with a historic winter snowstorm and everything was coming to a grinding halt. The snow fell at a rate of an inch...
A Local Portland Area Veteran Story

A Local Portland Area Veteran Story

Just after Veterans Day here in Portland, we are still thinking about our local community of vets. A few weeks ago, we embarked on a mission to bless a local Portland military veteran and also bring awareness to the needs of many of our veterans right here in PDX. We...
Portland Veterans Get Hardwood Floors

Portland Veterans Get Hardwood Floors

In a meeting with our team recently, we had a discussion about veterans. More specifically, our entire team was discussing vets in our local Portland community and how they are viewed and subsequently treated. This discussion broadened to talking about how we as a...
Cool Portland Area Pumpkin Patches

Cool Portland Area Pumpkin Patches

If you’re like many of us busy parents here in Portland, you maybe just a bit behind in getting ready for the Halloween trick or treating. Maybe you have decided to avoid the National Lampoon-style top to bottom yard decorating, but still, want to get some fun...